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Indiana Supreme Court Upholds Convicted Murder's Death Sentence
Updated April 12, 2016 1:15 PM | Filed under: Crime
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(INDIANAPOLIS) - A Floyd County serial killer on death row was handed a legal defeat Tuesday afternoon.

Tuesday afternoon the Indiana Supreme Court upheld a lower court's death sentence against William Clyde Gibson.

Gibson has been convicted of killing three women: Karen Hodella, Stephanie Kirk and family friend Christine Whitis. He was sentenced to death for killing Whitis and Kirk, and 65 years for Hodella's murder. He confessed to killing Kirk.

The Indiana Supreme Court has already upheld the death penalty in the case of Whitis' murder. Today, the Indiana Supreme Court ruled that the trial court's sentence for the murder of Kirk, "is not inappropriate."

"The record illustrates the gruesome and grotesque nature of Gibson's offense," the ruling states. "He murdered a



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